KNTV Extends Programming to South San Francisco, Colma and Burlingame on AT&T Cable Channel 3

Future Bay Area NBC Affiliate Also Extends Programming to San Francisco

Neighborhoods of Potrero Hill, Bernal Heights, Noe Valley, Diamond Heights and

The Mission District



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from KNTV

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- KNTV, the Bay Area's incoming
 NBC affiliate, today announced that AT&T Broadband, the Bay Area's leading
 cable operator, is providing KNTV's programming on cable channel 3 to South
 San Francisco, Colma, Burlingame and portions of the City of San Francisco,
 effective immediately.
     Today's announcement represents the latest phase in KNTV's ongoing Bay
 Area cable rollout plan. KNTV is now available to an additional 94,000
 cable-enabled homes, completing the second phase of the station's cable
 rollout plan. This brings to 676,000 the total number of homes with access to
 KNTV on channel 3. When the final phase is completed December 31, 2001, KNTV
 will have 100% cable penetration with AT&T Broadband in the Bay Area.
     "While we work with AT&T Broadband to bring KNTV/cable 3 into new
 communities, excitement is building as the station draws closer to becoming
 the Bay Area's NBC affiliate on January 1, 2002," said Bob Franklin, president
 and general manager of KNTV.  "Our team of television and media professionals
 is dedicated to bringing the very best news and programming to viewers in the
 5th largest television market in the U.S."
 
     About KNTV
     KNTV is owned by Granite Broadcasting  (Nasdaq: GBTVK), whose broadcasts
 reach nearly 7% of the nation's television households. KNTV shed its ABC
 affiliation July 3, 2000 and is operating as an independent station until it
 becomes the Bay Area's NBC affiliate and home of "Must See TV" January 1,
 2002.  KNTV produces "Tech News Today," making it the first television station
 to produce a daily show on technology and business. It also produces "Tech
 Now," a weekly technology business show that is syndicated in six countries.
 The station has established news bureaus in Oakland, Palo Alto and San
 Francisco to broaden the reach of KNTV's news coverage. KNTV presently airs
 syndicated content as well as WB network programming.
 
 

SOURCE KNTV
    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- KNTV, the Bay Area's incoming
 NBC affiliate, today announced that AT&T Broadband, the Bay Area's leading
 cable operator, is providing KNTV's programming on cable channel 3 to South
 San Francisco, Colma, Burlingame and portions of the City of San Francisco,
 effective immediately.
     Today's announcement represents the latest phase in KNTV's ongoing Bay
 Area cable rollout plan. KNTV is now available to an additional 94,000
 cable-enabled homes, completing the second phase of the station's cable
 rollout plan. This brings to 676,000 the total number of homes with access to
 KNTV on channel 3. When the final phase is completed December 31, 2001, KNTV
 will have 100% cable penetration with AT&T Broadband in the Bay Area.
     "While we work with AT&T Broadband to bring KNTV/cable 3 into new
 communities, excitement is building as the station draws closer to becoming
 the Bay Area's NBC affiliate on January 1, 2002," said Bob Franklin, president
 and general manager of KNTV.  "Our team of television and media professionals
 is dedicated to bringing the very best news and programming to viewers in the
 5th largest television market in the U.S."
 
     About KNTV
     KNTV is owned by Granite Broadcasting  (Nasdaq: GBTVK), whose broadcasts
 reach nearly 7% of the nation's television households. KNTV shed its ABC
 affiliation July 3, 2000 and is operating as an independent station until it
 becomes the Bay Area's NBC affiliate and home of "Must See TV" January 1,
 2002.  KNTV produces "Tech News Today," making it the first television station
 to produce a daily show on technology and business. It also produces "Tech
 Now," a weekly technology business show that is syndicated in six countries.
 The station has established news bureaus in Oakland, Palo Alto and San
 Francisco to broaden the reach of KNTV's news coverage. KNTV presently airs
 syndicated content as well as WB network programming.
 
 SOURCE  KNTV